A total number of 27 suspected Boko Haram insurgents have been killed following a joint raid by the Nigerian Army and Cameroonian troops in the northern part of the country.
According to the Nigerian Army, the exchange of gunfire occurred in the villages of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam, on the northern flank of Nigeria and Cameroon.
A statement issued on Monday by Army spokesperson Sagir Musa revealed items recovered after the raid include five gun trucks, several motorcycles, five AK-47 rifles, Galil automatic revolver, G3 rifle and general purpose machine gun.
Musa, who said there was no casualty on the part of the Nigerian and Cameroonian forces during the raid, added that the terrorists also lost one thousand rounds of ammunition, a Toyota Land Cruiser and a Nissan gun truck to the joint force.
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